Huntsville, Madison both declare state of emergency

Huntsville declares state of emergency

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville City Council and Madison City Council each passed a state of emergency Monday afternoon.

The three-week states of emergency will authorize the cities to avoid regular council procedure and take immediate action as needed to combat COVID-19.

The states of emergency came at the request of Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Madison Mayor Paul Finley.

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